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Arimathaea(ăr'ĭməthē`ə), in the New Testament, home of St. Joseph of Arimathea, not otherwise known. It may be the same as Ramathaim-zophimRamathaim-zophim
, in the Bible, birthplace of Samuel, usually called Ramah and later Ramathaim. It has been variously identified with Ramah (4,) with Arimathaea, and with the modern Ramallah and Ramla. The land of Zuph is connected with the name.
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a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown
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